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Jocelyn Chabot
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Circa 1886 Located in the carriage house at the Wentworth Mansion      There's a reason that Circa 1886 remains in my top three best restaurant experiences in Charleston, and that reason is service.  It of course goes wihtout saying that the food at Circa 1...
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     I'm keeping track of how many books I read this year, just for fun.  I follow a few reader/writer Facebook pages that ask for a monthly accounting of that number and I am humbled by the sheer numbers of books read by dedicated readers.  As of November ...
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     Last night I said goodbye to a close friend, Vikram Seth's book A Suitable Boy.  I began reading the 1474 page tome on June 22, 2016, slightly more than a year ago.  During that time, other books have come and gone, books that I loved, liked, or merely...
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Dining updates for Piccolo Spoleto      Concerts, plays, art shows, performance art - Hoorah!  Spoleto and Piccolo Spoleto have begun, with theater-goers and concert attendees working up an appetite for more than Charleston culture. So, while dashing betwee...
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There are only four days left until Christmas and if you're scrambling for some last minute gifts, books are the perfect choice.  Here are a few of my favorite reads from 2016, by category: Mystery/Adventure Summit: A Novel  by Harry Farthing A marvelous ta...
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Marie Arana's memoir, American Chica - Two Worlds, One Childhood, guides the reader through two cultures, Peruvian and American, in the mid-twentieth century.  Seen through the eyes of five year old Marie, life in Peru is perplexing, comforting, and excitin...
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It's Summer Reading Time! My regular blog followers know that I choose a reading theme each summer.  Last year, I chose pairs of books that were related in some way: Middlemarch and My Life in Middlemarch , Go Set a Watchman and To Kill a Mockingbird , The ...
Lady LoveToRead and Charleston.E.Diner
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      The Uncommon Reader is a lovely, 120 page story by Alan Bennett, the author of The Lady in the Van .  Bennett’s novella is a quick, lively read, one that is especially entertaining for all who love both reading and writing.                      This l...
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Christophe Artisan Chocolatier West Ashley      Hoorah!  We now have a French Patissier in West Ashley!  Stop by Christophe Artian Chocolatier in the Magnolia Plaza (by Crab Shack) at 1901 Ashley River Rd. for handcrafted chocolates, pastries and coffee.   ...
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     In a slight digression from my book and restaurant reviews, today I am reviewing the play, A Sudden Spontaneous Event , by David Lee Nelson.  Halfway through its run, tickets can still be purchased for the 3/24, 3/25 and 3/26 7:30 p.m. shows, either  o...
Lady LoveToRead and Charleston.E.Diner
Lady LoveToRead and Charleston.E.Diner
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